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AADS graduate Maurice Moore featured on UNCGNow

Posted on June 1, 2016

EXPLORING IDENTITY THROUGH ART May 23, 2016 | UNCGNow | see original story here Whether he was sketching on notebook paper or…


Whitney “Whitty” Ransome Scholarship Recipient: Haillee Mason

Posted on May 12, 2016

The recipient of the 2016-17 Whitney “Whitty” Ransome Scholarship is Haillee Mason, a rising junior from Fuquay Varina, North Carolina and a triple major…


Whitney “Whitty” Ransome Scholarship

Posted on March 15, 2016

Attention undergraduate students! The application deadline for the 2016-2017 Whitney “Witty” Ransome Scholarship is April 8, 2016. Find out more and download…


Renowned poet Brenda Marie Osbey reads March 29

Posted on March 7, 2016

The African American and African Diaspora Studies Program at UNCG Presents: A Poetry Reading by: Brenda Marie Osbey Tuesday, March 29, 2016…


AADS Double Major Lucy Mason, UNCG Basketball Star

Posted on October 14, 2015

Lucy Mason, an All-Around All-Star Senior Lucy Mason is best known at UNCG for her stellar performance on the basketball court, but…


Zachary Vestal: In Progress

Posted on September 14, 2015

Junior Zachary Vestal has a lot to say, and his energy and enthusiasm will make you want to listen. He considers himself…


AADS Alumna Captivates Audiences in Summer Blockbuster

Posted on September 11, 2015

UNCG alumna Tenae Wilkins Downing ’02 made her feature film debut in “War Room,” which surprised many as it topped box offices…


Spring 2015 Newsletter

Posted on June 1, 2015

Dearest Reader: This is my favorite time of year as Director and Professor! The week of graduation reminds me of all the…


Whitney “Whitty” Ransome Scholarship Recipient: Kiana Daniel

Posted on May 20, 2015

The newest recipient of the Whitney “Whitty” Ransome Scholarship is Kiana Daniel, a Rising Senior majoring in African American & African Diaspora…


AADS Hosts #BlackLivesMatter Panel Discussions

Posted on May 8, 2015

On April 22, African American & African Diaspora Studies hosted an event titled “Black Lives Matter” in the School of Education Building’s…